From Inspiration to Education: Blog Spotlight, Volume 2

When I became a blogger, I entered what felt like a whole new dimension of our world. There are so many wise, fun and awesome writers out there that offer everything from free inspirational coloring pages for adults and children; crafts, recipes and product reviews to teaching/parenting tips and family trip giveaways!  These bloggers that I am featuring in this post do all of those things! Check out their blogs, enter their giveaways and follow them on social media!

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Katie Bogner at Look to Him and Be Radiant

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What is your blog about?

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My blog covers many topics that are dear to my heart, including faith, books, crafting, art, and study. However the bulk of my content is related to Catholic religious education. I offer hundreds of free printables, lesson plans, crafts, and other ideas for classrooms and homes. Through my blog, I try to give practical tools to teachers, catechists, youth group leaders, and parents to help them share the beauty of our faith with kids of all ages.

What do you like most about writing?

This is kind of a funny question for me because writing is actually my least favorite part of blogging! What I do love is creating new printables, ideas, projects, and art that help make the deep truths of Catholicism teachable for all ages. The brainstorming, sketching, drawing, and publishing are where my creative juices flow freely, and then writing the actual post to go along with it takes a little more effort and energy on my part. I am grateful for an online forum that allows me to share so easily and then reach, connect with, and engage so many people, so blogging is worth it!

What type of wine (or beverage) is your favorite?

While I do enjoy a good glass of red wine, my favorite beverage is coffee. I’m also a fan of quality beer and love visiting new breweries/restaurants and trying their craft beer selection.

What is your favorite chocolate (or dessert)?

My mom’s apple pie is my all time favorite dessert.

What is your favorite prayer and/or quote?

This is incredibly hard to pick! Based on my blog title, it is obvious that my favorite Bible verse is Psalm 34:6 (look to Him and be radiant). I’m a quote collector- I’m always jotting down another great quote and learning through the powerful wisdom of others. One of my all time favorite quotes is from St. John Paul II and begins, “It is Jesus in fact you seek when you dream of happiness…” And my favorite prayer is actually praying with and through Scripture using journaling, Lectio Divina, and study.

Jessica Lopa at Mommy University

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What is your blog about?

Mommy University is a blog dedicated to encouraging parents to incorporate learning into everything they do with their kids.

What do you like most about writing?

I love offering parents ideas and suggestions to encourage a love of learning through play, travel, art, events and everyday activities. I also love writing as I find it therapeutic. It’s a wonderful way to express my emotions and ideas.

What type of wine (or beverage) is your favorite?

My favorite drink is Framboise Lambic Belgian Raspberry Beer.

What is your favorite chocolate (or dessert)?

Deciding on a favorite chocolate or dessert is hard as I love everything. I can say I am a huge Hershey fan and my favorite chocolate candies are Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Kit Kat. For dessert, I LOVE tiramisu.

What is your favorite prayer and/or quote?

“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”

Tiffany Lacasse at The Quirky Mom Next Door

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What is your blog about?

My blog is currently a lot of product reviews because they’re straight-forward and my brain is fried with my little baby in tow but I am really into crafts and can’t wait to get back into repurposing random junk into fun masterpieces! I once turned a ball of hot glue, flour, and a bread tie into an adorable mini snowman.

What do you like most about writing?

I’ve always loved writing so much, even as a child. I would write children’s fictional stories and I’ve won awards for my poetry. I can’t pinpoint what it is that I love about writing but I know that now as a mother of five, it keeps the wheels turning in my mind so I don’t get rusty!

What type of wine (or beverage) is your favorite?

Surprisingly to many, I don’t like wine but I’m a huge fan of lemonade and hot cocoa. My tastes are that of a grown child!

What is your favorite chocolate (or dessert)?

My favorite chocolate is milk chocolate from Godiva. Nearly anything they put out, I will eat. It’s so rich and creamy! However, if I’m looking for a great taste at a lower price, Dove is almost as good!

What is your favorite prayer and/or quote?

My favorite prayer is not a pre-written prayer or anything, I just love to pray with thanks and appreciation. I thank Him for my trials and I thank Him for each and every blessing. I pray with gratefulness more than anything else in my life. God is so good!

What blogs do you follow?  When do you get a chance to read them?

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